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Steven Van Zandt
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Steven Van Zandt Says E Street Band Hit Stride on Fifth LP

Guitarist believes they didn’t get into their stride until their fifth album The River, which was released in 1980

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28 Years Ago: Nine Inch Nails Unleash ‘Pretty Hate Machine’

On Oct. 20, 1989, Nine Inch Nails unleashed the industrial tour de force 'Pretty Hate Machine.'

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35 Years Ago: Hall and Oates Sharpen Their Sound on ‘H2O’

Hall and Oates shifted focus to the mechanized '80s zeitgeist on 'H20,' building on the long-hoped-for fame they'd earlier achieved with a turn toward sleek New Wave.

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24 Years Ago: Pearl Jam Avoid Sophomore Slump With ‘Vs.’

On Oct. 19, 1993, Pearl Jam shattered the idea of a sophomore slump with their record breaking 'Vs.' album.

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Rock Icons Announce Teen Cancer Program At UCLA
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That Time Led Zeppelin Stole the Who’s Dinner Reservations

Robert Plant said Led Zeppelin once ate for free at one of New York City's hottest spots after he was mistaken for Roger Daltrey.

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30 Years Ago: Motley Crue’s ‘You’re All I Need’ Banned by MTV

As the multi-platinum sales Mötley Crüe racked up throughout the '80s can attest, they definitely weren't opposed to courting the mainstream.

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Stevie Nicks Recalls Songs, Advice and Friendship From Tom Petty

Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks talks about her decades-long friendship with Tom Petty, and their last performance together.

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Prince Goes to the Dark Side on ‘Dance With The Devil’: 365 Prince Songs in a Year

“Dance With The Devil” is one of the darkest songs in the Prince canon.

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30 Years Ago: Whitesnake Hit No. 1 With Their Third Version of ‘Here I Go Again’

On Oct. 10, 1987, Whitesnake’s signature song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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The Rolling Stones Hit Their Peak: Exclusive ‘Lighters in the Sky: The All-Time Greatest Concerts, 1960-2016′ Excerpt

An excerpt from 'Lighters in the Sky: The All-Time Greatest Concerts, 1960-2016' focuses on the Rolling Stones' 1972 visit to Madison Square Garden.

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Archival Kiss Photos Collected in New Book ‘Kiss: 1977-1980′

'Kiss: 1977-1980' offers a close-up view as they were catapulted from struggling musicians to global rock 'n' roll superstars.

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Queen News Of The World 40th Anniversary
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Listen to Previously Unreleased Versions of Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions’ and ‘We Will Rock You’

The 40th-anniversary reissue of Queen's ;News of the World' LP won't arrive in stores for more than a month, but fans can get an early taste of the bonus material.

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